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Group members and volunteers sitting around a table during a Shared Reading session.
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Be Part of the Story – Volunteer with Us 

Be Part of the Story – Volunteer with Us  Can you help rebuild the Reading Revolution and make a difference…

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The Reader scoops up LCR’s Outstanding Contribution to Culture Award

We’re so proud to have won the Outstanding Contribution to Culture Award at Liverpool City Region’s Culture and Creativity Awards…

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Still time to vote in the LCR Culture & Creativity Awards

The Reader is honoured to be among the organisations and individuals shortlisted in the Outstanding Contribution to Culture category at…

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Response to Government Winter Covid Plan ‘B’ 

As you may have seen in the news, the Government has now moved to Plan B of the Covid Winter…

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Neil Atkinson headshot and Pauline Hughes headshot.
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The Reader welcomes new trustees

The Reader, has appointed six new trustees who bring high-level skills and expertise to the organisation as it looks to…

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Jimmy McGovern and Maxine Peake to headline charity’s literature festival for the covid-era 

Gravity is a new festival taking place online and in person from 5 – 7 November, and hosted by national charity, The Reader.  Taking…

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Rebuilding the Reading Revolution: Shared Reading Groups Open to All

In-person Shared Reading is returning around the UK as volunteers and group members begin meeting again in local libraries and other community venues.  So far…

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Celebrate Volunteers’ Week with us

It's officially Volunteers’ Week 2021 so we want to say a huge thank you to all of our volunteers here…

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Trees in Calderstones Park turned orange by Autumn
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New national lockdown: an update from Calderstones

“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do…

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December 2020: Changes to Calderstones services in line with Tier 2 restrictions

Tis Winter, and I love to read indoors. When the Moon hands her crescent up on high: While on the window…

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Trees in Calderstones Park turned orange by Autumn
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New national lockdown: changes to our service at Calderstones

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” William Shakespeare, The…

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The Reader at Calderstones temporary site closure

Since we reopened our Calderstones site following lockdown, we’ve put extra steps in place to ensure that we’re operating as…

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